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Database vs. Repository

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Database

In computing, a database is an organized collection of data stored and accessed electronically from a computer system. Where databases are more complex they are often developed using formal design and modeling techniques.
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Repository

One who is entrusted with secrets or confidential information.
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Database

A collection of data arranged for ease and speed of search and retrieval. Also called data bank.
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Repository

A place where things may be put for safekeeping.
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Database

To put (data) into a database.
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Repository

A warehouse.
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Database

(general) A collection of (usually) organized information in a regular structure, usually but not necessarily in a machine-readable format accessible by a computer.
I have a database of all my contacts in my personal organizer.
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Repository

A museum.
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Database

(computing) A set of tables and other objects (queries, reports, forms) in the form of a structured data set.
The "books" database will have three tables, and the "customers" database will have two tables.
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Repository

A burial vault; a tomb.
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Database

A software program (application) for storing, retrieving and manipulating such a structured data set.
Which database do you use: MySQL or Oracle?
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Repository

One that contains or is a store of something specified
"Bone marrow is also the repository for some leukemias and lymphomas" (Seth Rolbein).
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Database

A combination of such data sets and the programs for using them.
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Repository

A location for storage, often for safety or preservation.
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Database

To enter data into a database.
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Repository

(computing) a storage location for files, such as downloadable software packages, or files in a source control system.
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Database

An organized body of related information.
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Repository

A burial vault.
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Database

An organized body of related information
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Repository

(figurative) A person to whom a secret is entrusted.
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Repository

(dated) A place where things are kept for sale; a shop.
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Repository

A place where things are or may be reposited, or laid up, for safety or preservation; a depository.
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Repository

A facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping
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Repository

A person to whom a secret is entrusted
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Repository

A burial vault (usually for some famous person)
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